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#Venezuela's #NicolasMaduro:
"We had a large shipment of medicines to last the country for a year,a large batch of raw materials for food. The bank account was frozen,the contracts were cancelled & the money is seized. They suffocate us,steal our money & put a show for the world"
#US ECONOMIC BLOCKADE BLOCKING THE HEALTH SECTOR
Nov. 2017:The transnational Pharmaceutical companies Baster,Abbot & Pfizer refused to issue exportation certificates to #Cancer drugs,making it impossible for #Venezuela to buy them
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#US BLOCKADE OF #VENEZUELA'S ACCESS TO MEDICINE
July 2017: The Citibank bank (#USA) refuses to receive #Venezuelan funds from the Central Bank for the import of 300 thousand doses of insulin, destined to cover the demand of 450 thousand registered patients.
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#Venezuela 🇻🇪: today #Maduro is being inaugurated for a second term following "elections" which were internationally condemned for being unfair.

Leaders of other authoritarian or leftist Latin-American states such as #Cuba, #Nicaragua and #Bolivia are present at the event
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: as #Maduro is being inaugurated pro-regime collectivos are touring the center of #Caracas, passing by the National Assembly in order to intimidate the opposition
#Venezuela 🇻🇪: #Maduro is becoming increasingly isolated as #Peru and #Paraguay have broken all diplomatic ties with his regime in protest of last year's "elections".

The #OAS has also voted not to recognize his presidency as it enters a second term.
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If you were lucky enough to get part of the 13% of the tax cut that went to bonuses and raises, better save it up for the coming price hikes and trade war.

Trump will approve a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum next week
wsj.com/articles/trump…
“These U.S. measures will have a negative impact on transatlantic relations and on global markets": EU vows to hit back against Trump in trade war after announcement of steel and aluminum tariffs politico.eu/article/eu-vow…
Despite an intense lobbying campaign by UK cabinet ministers and officials, Trump imposes 'devastating' steel tariff affecting $500 million in annual British steel exports to the US
telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/03/0…
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